🚗 🚙 Turn your trusty old car into trustworthy journalism Learn more

Tribal gaming compact rules are getting a refresh

Feb 23, 2024
Gaming agreements between states and tribes will get more scrutiny under the new rules, which aim to protect tribes' interests in the negotiating process.
State governments have used tribal gaming compacts to negotiate for profit-sharing agreements that send gaming revenue to state coffers. Above, people play slots at the Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek, Florida.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The tribal gaming industry is bouncing back after pandemic closures

Aug 11, 2022
Tribal casinos brought in a record $39 billion in 2021, a 40% increase from 2020. That will pay for government operations and social services in tribal communities.
Fresh demand for recreation and gaming, pent up during the pandemic, has helped casinos rebound.
Mario Tama/Getty Images